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Spindle Ermine larval nest

Observed: 8th June 2013 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
Spindle Ermine larval nest
Description:

Nests of caterpillars in a hedgerow Spindle.

Identifications
Species interactions

Species with which Spindle Ermine (Yponomeuta cagnagella) interacts

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GrizzledBadger's picture

They or something very

They or something very similar can defoliate a bush in a couple of weeks

Brock

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Spindles

The spindles are out of luck on this site - it wasn't far away that I saw one covered with mite leaf galls.

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/337446

Bill Welch